Grafted Panama Gold Passionfruit
Passiflora edulis-panama gold (scion) Passiflora caerulea (rootstock)
Nellie Kelly Grafted Panama Gold Passionfruit brings the lush growth of the tropics to the cooler, southern states. With its hardy, frost-resistant rootstock, this vine is resistant to disease, pests and temperature extremes, and thrives as far south as Tasmania.
How to grow Grafted Panama Gold
Plant in a sunny, well-drained position. Remove any growth below the graft, including suckers, using a sharp knife or blade.
Enjoying your Grafted Panama Gold
This vine produces attractive purple and white flowers, followed by up to 150 pieces of super-large, golden, soft-skinned fruit during summer and autumn. The juicy, aromatic passionfruit pulp has a full, sweet flavour. Its lush, evergreen foliage provides an attractive natural screen that covers up to 8sqm a year, making it ideal for covering unsightly fences and sheds.